Wooler Mart, April 16

Livestock prices at Wooler Mart.
Livestock prices at Wooler Mart.

At their weekly primestock sale, John Swan Limited had forward and sold 166 hoggs and 157 ewes and rams.

A mixed show of hoggs, with all classes harder to cash.

Leading Prices Per Head:- Tex:- £97, £93 Kettleburn, £96 North Sharperton, £95 Kimmerston, £93 Ladykirk, Crunklaw, £92 Shotton. Sfx:- £96.50p, £89, £87 Castlelaw, £89.50p Shotton. Bel:- £92.50p, £90.50p, £87 Ladykirk.

Leading Prices Per Kilo:- Bel:- 226.3p, 220.2p, 202.3p Ladykirk. Tex:- 216.3p Crunklaw, 215.5p, 213.3p North Sharperton, 206.7p Ladykirk. Sfx:- 200p Mindrum.

Ewes, less flesh available, with high returns achieved again.

Leading Prices:- Tex.x:- £95.50p, £89 Cresswell Farms, £93 Clarence House, £86 Yetlington Lane, £85 Newstead. Sfx:- £92 Howtel, £83 Cresswell Farms, Baldersbury Hill, £80 West Longridge. Mule:- £90, £84 Kettleburn. Dor:- £74 Baldersbury Hill. BF:- £65 Angryhaugh. Chv:- £59 Baldersbury Hill.

Rams: Tex:- £107 West Longridge.